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2010-04-29 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES and MADRID, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Patent Office (EPO), in conjunction with the European Commission, has named Sanjai Kohli a 2010 Inventor of the Year for his outstanding work on developing powerful chipsets that increase the speed and precision of GPS navigation systems used commercially in cars, planes, ships and mobile phones. The annual award is given to individuals and teams whose ideas and innovations have not only made a tremendous impact on shaping the...

2008-10-03 15:00:31

Women whose breast cancer recurs are often treated with a second lumpectomy rather than a mastectomy, defying recommendations, U.S. researchers said. Lead author Steven Chen of the University of California, Davis, and co-author Steve Martinez, also a University of California, Davis, surgical oncologist, used data from a national cancer database for their study that involved 747 patients who previously received lumpectomy -- tumor removed -- and were diagnosed with cancer a second time in...

2008-06-28 06:01:36

By Christie Smythe, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jun. 28--Chair massage business Oriental Chi has been told by a state board that it can no longer give massages until its therapists have state licenses. The Arizona State Board of Massage Therapy and the state Attorney General's Office are negotiating an agreement with Oriental Chi to make sure the business operates according to state law, said Robert Wilson, the board's deputy director. Previously, Oriental Chi's workers performed...

2007-11-25 06:00:00

By Shelley Shelton, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Nov. 25--They work the mall corridors like carnival barkers, beckoning shoppers with visions of relaxation -- a few minutes away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Employees of Oriental Chi's three Tucson-area mall locations seem to speak limited English, but they know enough to ask, "How long?" when a prospect approaches. As in, how long do you want your body worked on? The company is careful not to use the word "massage" anywhere...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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